Fusehill Workhouse, Carlisle, Cumbria

Fusehill Workhouse, Carlisle, Cumbria
Photograph taken 15 August 2004 © Mr John Wright. Source Historic England Archive ref: 386757

Fusehill Workhouse was designed in 1863-4 by Lockwood & Mawson. It accommodated 478 inmates and cost £11,195.15s. It was used as a hospital during World War I and became the City General hospital under the 1948 National Health Act. The former workhouse infirmary became the City Maternity Hospital.

Location

Cumbria Carlisle

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

workhouse poor law hospital health Victorian (1837 - 1901)